Kibe Family History

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Kibe Name Meaning

Japanese: habitational name from the village of Kibe in Omi (now Shiga prefecture), usually written with characters meaning ‘tree’ and ‘department’. A family descended from the Fujiwara directed the Buddhist temple there and took the name as their own. Indian (Maharashtra, Goa); pronounced as two syllables: Hindu (Brahman) name of unknown meaning, found among Saraswat Brahmans.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Kobe, Kade, Kile, Kuba, Wire, Kober, Kirby, Kise, Elbe, Kipe

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Kibe Family Origin

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Kibe Family Occupations

What did your Kibe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kibe family was Herding Cattle. The most common Kibe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Kibe's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kibe.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Herding Cattle


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Kibe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 834 census records available for the last name Kibe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kibe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 288 immigration records available for the last name Kibe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 187 military records available for the last name Kibe. For the veterans among your Kibe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kibe Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kibe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kibe in 1961 was 34, and 71 in 2004.

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